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Thursday, 3 October 2019

Nigeria To Face South Africa In 2020 Olympics Football Qualifiers

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The Under-23 team of Nigeria and South Africa have been placed in the same group for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament games.


The draw took place on Wednesday night (October 2) in Egyptian city of Alexandria.

        Nigeria and South Africa to clash in 2020 Olympics football qualifiers
Nigeria and South Africa are in Group B with the Ivory Coast and Zambia, while in Group A, the hosts Egypt will take on Mali, Cameroon, and Ghana in the November 8-22 championship.

Teams are restricted to under-23 footballers and the finalists and the winners of the third-place play-off will represent Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.

In 1996, Nigeria won gold and silver in 2008 at the Olympic football tournaments. 

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